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Michele Houck

Veteran's Day: Caregiving for Vets

In My Father’s Service

Showing up. It’s what I was born to do. 

I was born into the military, the daughter of a decorated, accomplished jet fighter and Air Force Officer. My father, a decorated Air Force Ret Lt Col, was awarded many medals and honors of valor and service.  He flew 900 sorties (from the French word meaning exit) in Vietnam and served a career in military service from 1958 - 1980.

Overdose Awareness and Caregiving

This is an article that addresses how informal /family caregivers have a role in helping avoid...

Sandwich Generation Caregivers AND Help from Little Otter

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Everyone Smoked in My Family: Lung Cancer Awareness

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Its Not a Burden - A Documentary for People Who Love People

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Education of an Executrix: A “When-I’m-Gone” Plan is a Lasting Love Note

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